2 DAYS LEFT TO KEEP POTATOES IN SCHOOLS

Published online: Apr 11, 2011 Potato Storage, Potato Harvesting, Seed Potatoes
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The deadline to submit comments to the USDA on Keeping Potatoes in Schools is Wednesday, April 13, 11:59 p.m. ET. It is critical that everyone stand up for potatoes, and stand up for them today.

The USDA has proposed a reduction in the number of servings of certain vegetables, including potatoes, in schools. The proposed rule on Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program would reduce offerings of potatoes and other starchy vegetables in school lunch to a single cup per week and would eliminate potatoes from school breakfasts. Potatoes offer key nutrients to children.

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